FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619


+35.05480, -85.31522
35°03'17" N, 85°18'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619
Structure number:33FA0271001
Location:SR-29 / TENN. RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:2745.2 ft. [836.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:126.3 ft. [38.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:73,130 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:73.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017FairGoodGoodFair7313073.0
March 2015GoodGoodGoodGood6969084.0
April 2013GoodGoodGoodGood7241084.0
April 2011GoodGoodGoodGood8104084.0
March 2009GoodGoodGoodGood8245084.0
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood6688085.0
June 2005GoodGoodGoodGood6607085.0
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood6117085.0
March 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood6170085.0
December 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5510085.0
March 1999----112100.0
July 1997PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood6073073.0
June 1995PoorPoorGoodGood6386073.0
April 1993PoorPoorGoodGood5687073.0
April 1991PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory4108072.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.23,05123,0015000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.22,69622,6810150
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.158,880158,880000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.6,0476,047000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach6666000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.284284000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3473222050
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.567567000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,5451,5271800
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Movable Bearingeach197197000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8,1008,100000